It’s sobering to remember that I once lived in “New Aleppo” and have friends who reside in areas now in the crossfires…


Syria Update August 10, 2012 (IMEISS …. by Sherifa Zuhur)

Death toll today is currently 115

The SAA is heavily shelling the town of Dael in Dara`a.

The FSA has consolidated its control over Kafr Nabel in Idlib. The SAA shelled the villages and small towns in Sahel al-Rouj in Idlib province.

The SAA shelled Bab Hood in Homs.

During a protest in New Aleppo where demonstrators yelled “Arm us with anti-aircraft weapons,” the SAA opened fire on the unarmed demonstrators killing a 19-year old and wounding others.

The SAA shelled a bakery in Aleppo, killing 12 including civilians and wounding at least 20 as they were queued up to buy bread. The SAA shelled Harano in Aleppo.

The SAA’s ground offensive on Salahaddin continued for a third day. Some reports stated that the FSA retreated to Sukari. However, the FSA is still operating in Salahaddin despite the withdrawal from…

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